Last night I was stressing out & I picked part of my gum with my nail & now it's red :*( What should I do?? Will it heal?? How long will it take to heal?? I have used mouth wash to rinse my mouth out. I'm so worried :*( Please Reply Soon Thanks

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 28 - March - 2010, at 20:14 PM

  • It will heal itself if you don't irritate it further. While doing brushing and flossing you have to be very gentle around this area. Keep doing warm saline rinses 2-3 times a day and it will take around 4-7 days depending on extent of injury.

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